National Newswatch

Why it’s dangerous to be disabled and Indigenous in Canada

Nov 1 2020 — Ena Chadha — “She’s only good for sex.” These were some of the last words Joyce Echaquan an Atikamekw woman, heard as she lay dying in a Quebec hospital this past September. While pleading for help from her hospital bed, Echaquan, began to livestream the vitriol spewed at her. Nurses ridiculed her pain, called her “stupid as hell” and […]